Magnus Hagander wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Log Message:
> > -----------
> > Add documentation for Windows on how to set an environment variable.
> > Backpatch to 8.2.X.
> > Modified Files:
> > --------------
> > pgsql/doc/src/sgml:
> > libpq.sgml (r1.224 -> r1.225)
> > (http://developer.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/libpq.sgml.diff?r1=1.224&r2=1.225)
> > ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> > TIP 2: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster
> The exact naming and placing of the buttons you click is version
> dependent. For example, if you use "Classic Folders", it's not there.
> For that one, the common ground is to right-click and select properties
> instead, works for both.
> And the dialogs look completely different between Win2000 and XP/2003.
> Luckily in this case the button is named the same, but the placement is
> completely different.
> I don't have a Vista around right now, but given how much else they've
> changed, it wouldn't surprise me if this has also changed...
OK, text trimmed down to a hint:
Environment variables on Windows are set as a property of <literal>My
> Bottom line: do we really want to document for people how to use
> Windows? I don't see us documenting how to set an environment variable
> in Unix... And *if* we want to do it, might it live better in the
> Windows FAQ?
I think environment variables are used rarely enough on Win32 that we
should supply a hint.
Bruce Momjian bruce(at)momjian(dot)us
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